A 19-year-old apprentice welder in the Agbado area of Ogun state, Kehinde Adeoye, has been arrested by officers of the state police command for murder of his 17 year old friend, Lukman Olawunmi.
City Round learnt that Adeoye and Olawunmi, who was learning how to make cans, had an issue over an umbrella and a sum of N200, which resulted in the tragedy.
Olawunmi was confirmed dead on arrival at a private hospital in the community while Adeoye was arrested by a police team from the Agbado Police Station led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Sunday Omonijo.
Olawunmi’s uncle, Pastor Abiodun Gabriel, described him as an easy-going boy, adding that he was shocked when he received the news of his death.
A doctor at the hospital, who wanted to be identified as Dr Emmanuel, said Olawunmi was brought in dead, with a small cut on his lips.